Ed Driscoll

Travelling Merseyside Blues

Wasn’t this Robert Johnson’s shtick? And then Led Zeppelin and every heavy metal band to follow them? Apparently the Fab Four also had their Rickenbackers tuned at the Crossroads, if you believe this:

The Beatles meteoric rise, unprecedented in popular culture and unrivaled nearly four decades after the band broke up, is at least partly explained, says a new book, by a pact John Lennon made with the Devil.

Insert obligatory Yoko references here.